Obama Administration Hopes to Dismiss Lawsuit Challenging Targeted Killing

The Obama administration has asked a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit challenging the government's authority to target for death U.S. citizens abroad suspected of ties to terrorism. "To litigate any aspect of this case would require the disclosure of highly sensitive national security information concerning alleged military and intelligence actions overseas," government lawyers argued in papers filed early Saturday morning. The government cites, in part, the "states secret" argument to...Full Story
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